TechEd 2012: the weirdest keynote ever

Sep 12, 2012
Last night, Microsoft's annual IT conference kicked off with one of the oddest keynotes we've ever witnessed at a tech show. Dubbed 'Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants', the presentation eschewed typical keynote fare in favour of art house movies, electronica and moonwalking music conductors. The results were confounding at times, but never less than fascinating.  
 
Last night, Microsoft's annual IT conference kicked off with one of the oddest keynotes we've ever witnessed at a tech show. Dubbed 'Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants', the presentation eschewed typical keynote fare in favour of art house movies, electronica and moonwalking music conductors. The results were confounding at times, but never less than fascinating.
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